Monday, February 25, 2019

MCSO investigating the death of a teen

MESA COUNTY, Colo - On Sunday February 24th, at approximately 10:00 am deputies responded to a residence on the 2400 block of Santa Rosa Lane for an unresponsive juvenile male.

Life-saving measures were performed by both deputies and arriving first responders. The 17-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the teen’s unattended death. The teen was not a resident of the home.

Alcohol was present at the scene. It is unknown at this time, if it was a contributing factor in his death. Investigators will know more once the Mesa County Coroner’s Office completes its investigation. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation.